Our trained volunteer and paid staff improve the emotional well-being and safety of adults and children through readily available counseling, education, and information services.
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National Hopeline Network
From Douglas County, KS
Suicide Prevention Week Events in Kansas
Sunday September 5 through Saturday September 11, 2010
Governor's Proclamation Signing: Wednesday, August 18, 1:30pm; participants include representatives of the Association of Community Mental health Centers of Kansas (ACMHCK), Headquarters Counseling Center, Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services (SRS), Kansas Department on Aging (KDOA), Kansas Governor's Mental Health Services Planning Council (GMHSPC), Kansas Legislature, Kansas National Guard, NAMI-KS, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Shawnee Heights School District, SRS Mental Health, University of Kansas Student Senate, Veterans Administration (VA) Suicide Prevention Coordinators, and ValueOptions.
Topeka--Mayor/City Council Proclamation Signing: Tuesday, August 31st, 6:00 PM.
Douglas County Commission Proclamation Signing: Wednesday, September 1
Lawrence City Commission Proclamation Signing: Tuesday, September 7, 6:35pm
Lawrence--Community Workshop by David Litts: Wednesday, September 8, 7pm, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Lawrence--Physicians Workshop by David Litts: Thursday, September 9, 7:30am, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Additional Communities Planning Activity For SPW: Emporia, Independence, Johnson County, Kansas City, Lebo, Newton/Harvey County, Roeland Park, Wichita.
International Suicide Prevention Day: Friday September 10, 2010
International Association for Suicide Prevention, http://www.iasp.info/wspd/index.php
Light a Candle near a window at 8pm to show your support for suicide prevention to remember a lost loved one and for survivors of suicide.
Take Five to Save Lives: This is a Facebook virtual event; please mark that you will attend to show your support for suicide prevention on World Suicide Prevention Day. You can also join in on Twitter.com/take5saveLives or Take5toSaveLives.org.
Sunday September 12, 2010
Lawrence--Life Support Ride: motorcycle poker ride fund-raiser organized by HQCC.
Kansas City--SASS (Suicide Awareness Survivor Support) 7th Annual Remembrance Walk
Our trained volunteer and paid staff improve the emotional well-being and safety of adults and children through readily available counseling, education, and information services. Headquarters provides services that are free, confidential, and availabe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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